Jackie Ram, Ph.D.
Vice President, Operations
Jackie Ram leads operations at Onward Robotics, bringing more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, supply chain logistics, quality assurance, and new product development at global Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining IAM Robotics, Jackie held executive positions with Violet Defense, Jabil, and Esterline Interface Technologies.
Jackie specializes in delivering highly technical engineered solutions that require robust, reliable, compliance-based performance. She has led diverse, multi-functional teams to successfully develop products in high tech industries including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), satellites, energy, lighting, IOT, and aerospace and defense.
Jackie earned a Ph.D. in computer and information science and a master of business administration (MBA) from Long Island University and an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Jackie Ram leverages more than 30 years of strategic and functional experience leading global operations and manufacturing teams at Fortune 500 companies. She specializes in delivering complex systems that require scalable, manufacturing solutions. She is a strong supporter of STEM and women in manufacturing.